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Activities & Special Events Calendar

With a concerted effort to encourage residents to take not just steps, but strides outside their residences, The Merion offers a wide array of enticing communal activities and events designed to foster a sense of belonging, friendship and community.

With ample dining venues and social spaces, The Merion offers our residents every opportunity to lead fulfilling and healthy lifestyles.

March  2017
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03/01/17
  • 9:30 am– 11:00 am
    Merion Roundtable Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Blood Pressure Screening
    Location: The Wellness Center
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Tai Chi Fitness With Mike McGinn
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    Trivia with The Merion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 3:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Open Forum
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
  • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
    Happy Hour & Live Music with Jerry Tiberi
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Museums of The World
    Location: The Sapphire Room
2
03/02/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Tai Chi Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:30 am– 1:30 pm
    The Writer's Group
    Location: The Sapphire Room
    ‘All-American Barbeque” style menu – sliders, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, etc, etc Entertainment - country, bluegrass, folk, etc style
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Chair Yoga w/ Elana
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    History of an American Musical
    Location: The Sapphire Room
3
03/03/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Aqua Aerobics
    Location: The Aquatic Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Sabbath Service with Chaplain Jan Footlik
    Location: The Sterling Room
  • 12:30 pm– 1:30 pm
    The Cupboard Open
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 1:30 pm– 3:00 pm
    Musical Insights: Chopin and Berlioz
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Enhance your concert experience with a sneak preview — Composers come alive and their passions take center stage when ESO General Manager David Ellis and ESO Maestro Lawrence Eckerling take you on an insider’s tour of the history and highlights behind the June concert program. Light refreshments will be served and casual tours of newly renovated apartments will be available after the program.
  • 3:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    NSV - Current Events Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
4
03/04/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Ceramics Studio
  • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
    Bingo with Prizes
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
    Zumba Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    French Connections
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 5:00 pm– 7:00 pm
    Dining & Live Music @ The Merion
    Location: The JEM Dining Room
5
03/05/17
  • 9:00 am– 10:00 am
    Mass at St. Mary's Pickup
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Immanuel Lutheran Pickup
    Location: The Front Desk
  • 10:00 am– 1:00 pm
    Merion Sunday Brunch
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Balance, Fitness, Strength
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Merion Scrabble Group
  • 3:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    Merion Movie Matinee:
    Location: Channel 73
6
03/06/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Head to Toe Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Computer Basics
    Location: The Sterling Library
  • 1:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    Merion Game Day: Poker
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 2:30 pm– 4:00 pm
    "Inspired by Art" Workshop
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Strings and Conversations with Jaime & Sandro
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
7
03/07/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Simply Yoga
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 1:30 pm– 2:00 pm
    Fit Club w/ Daniel
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    History of an American Musical
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Stop, Think, Breathe Meditation
    Location: The Sapphire Room
8
03/08/17
  • 9:00 am– 9:00 pm
    Crystal Open House
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
  • 9:30 am– 11:00 am
    Merion Roundtable Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:30 pm– 2:00 pm
    Workout Wonders w/ Johnny
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 3:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Open Forum
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
  • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
    Happy Hour & Live Music with Jerry Tiberi
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
9
03/09/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Tai Chi Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:30 am– 1:30 pm
    The Writer's Group
    Location: The Sapphire Room
    ‘All-American Barbeque” style menu – sliders, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, etc, etc Entertainment - country, bluegrass, folk, etc style
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Chair Yoga
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    Merion Short Story Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    Chocolate Tasting with Christine
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
    Happy Hour & Live Music with Stephanie Aaron
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
10
03/10/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Aqua Aerobics
    Location: The Aquatic Center
  • 12:30 pm– 1:30 pm
    The Cupboard Open
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 1:30 pm– 3:00 pm
    Radio Active Players w/ Maura Junius
    Location: The Sapphire Room
11
03/11/17
  • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
    Bingo with Prizes
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
    Zumba Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    French Connections
    Location: The Sapphire Room
12
03/12/17
  • 9:00 am– 10:00 am
    Mass at St. Mary's Pickup
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Immanuel Lutheran Pickup
    Location: The Front Desk
  • 10:00 am– 1:00 pm
    Merion Sunday Brunch
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Balance, Fitness, Strength
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Merion Scrabble Group
  • 3:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    Merion Movie Matinee:
    Location: Channel 73
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Strings and Conversations with Jaime & Sandro
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
13
03/13/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Head to Toe Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Nickel Bingo
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    Merion Game Day: Poker
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 2:30 pm– 4:00 pm
    "Inspired by Art" Workshop
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Museums of the World
    Location: The Sapphire Room
14
03/14/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Simply Yoga
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Wellness Center Presents: What to Know
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    History with a Humorous Perspective
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Stop, Think, Breathe Meditation
    Location: The Sapphire Room
15
03/15/17
  • 9:30 am– 11:00 am
    Merion Roundtable Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Levy Center Choraleers
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
  • 3:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Open Forum
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
  • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
    Happy Hour & Live Music with Jerry Tiberi
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
16
03/16/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Tai Chi Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:30 am– 1:30 pm
    The Writer's Group
    Location: The Sapphire Room
    ‘All-American Barbeque” style menu – sliders, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, etc, etc Entertainment - country, bluegrass, folk, etc style
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Armchair Travel: African American Lives
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    History of an American Musical
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
    Happy Hour @ The Merion
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
17
03/17/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Aqua Aerobics
    Location: The Aquatic Center
  • 12:30 pm– 1:30 pm
    The Cupboard Open
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 1:30 pm– 3:00 pm
    NSV Current Events Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 4:30 pm– 6:00 pm
    Happy Hour @ The Merion
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm
    Friday Night Movie: Moonlight
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
18
03/18/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Ceramics Studio
  • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
    Bingo with Prizes
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:00 pm– 1:45 pm
    Zumba Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    Irish Music School Presents
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Irish Music School Presents: Details to follow Kathy
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    French Connections
    Location: The Sapphire Room
19
03/19/17
  • 9:00 am– 10:00 am
    Mass at St. Mary's Pickup
  • 10:00 am– 1:00 pm
    Merion SundayJazz Brunch
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Immanuel Lutheran Pickup
    Location: The Front Desk
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Balance, Fitness, Strength
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Merion Scrabble Group
  • 3:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    Merion Movie Matinee:
    Location: Channel 73
20
03/20/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Head to Toe Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Computer Basics
    Location: The Sterling Library
  • 1:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    Merion Game Day: Poker
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 2:30 pm– 4:00 pm
    "Inspired by Art" Workshop
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Strings and Conversations with Jaime & Sandro
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
21
03/21/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Simply Yoga
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 10:30 am– 11:30 am
    Mass with Father Tony Joseph
    Location: The Sterling Library
  • 1:30 pm– 2:00 pm
    Fit Club w/ Daniel
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    History of an American Musical
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Stop, Think, Breathe Meditation
    Location: The Sapphire Room
22
03/22/17
  • 9:30 am– 11:00 am
    Merion Roundtable Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Workout Wonders with Johnny
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 1:30 pm– 2:00 pm
    Workout Wonders w/ Johnny
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 3:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Open Forum
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
  • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
    Happy Hour & Live Music with Jerry Tiberi
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
23
03/23/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Tai Chi Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:30 am– 1:30 pm
    The Writer's Group
    Location: The Sapphire Room
    ‘All-American Barbeque” style menu – sliders, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, etc, etc Entertainment - country, bluegrass, folk, etc style
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Essay Discussion Group
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    Merion Card Creations
    Location: Arts & Crafts Studio
24
03/24/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Aqua Aerobics
    Location: The Aquatic Center
  • 12:30 pm– 1:30 pm
    The Cupboard Open
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 1:30 pm– 3:00 pm
    Radio Active Players w/ Maura Junius
    Location: The Sapphire Room
25
03/25/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Ceramics Studio
    Location: Arts & Crafts Studio
  • 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
    Bingo with Prizes
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    French Connections
    Location: The Sapphire Room
26
03/26/17
  • 9:00 am– 10:00 am
    Mass at St. Mary's Pickup
  • 10:00 am– 1:00 pm
    Merion Sunday Brunch
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Immanuel Lutheran Pickup
    Location: The Front Desk
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Balance, Fitness, Strength
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Merion Scrabble Group
  • 3:00 pm– 5:00 pm
    Merion Movie Matinee:
    Location: Channel 73
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Strings and Conversations with Jaime and Sandro
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
27
03/27/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Head to Toe Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Nickel Bingo
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    Merion Game Day: Poker
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 2:30 pm– 4:00 pm
    "Inspired by Art" Workshop
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
28
03/28/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Simply Yoga
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:00 am– 12:00 pm
    Poetry Sharing Circle
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    History with a Humorous Perspective
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
    Stop, Think, Breathe Meditation
    Location: The Sapphire Room
29
03/29/17
  • 9:30 am– 11:00 am
    Merion Roundtable Discussion
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 1:00 pm– 2:00 pm
    Workout Wonders with Johnny
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 3:30 pm– 4:30 pm
    Open Forum
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
  • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
    Happy Hour & Live Music with Abigail Riccards
    Location: The Emerald Lounge
30
03/30/17
  • 9:30 am– 10:30 am
    Tai Chi Fitness
    Location: The Fitness Center
  • 11:30 am– 1:30 pm
    The Writer's Group
    Location: The Sapphire Room
    ‘All-American Barbeque” style menu – sliders, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, etc, etc Entertainment - country, bluegrass, folk, etc style
  • 1:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    Transitions and Transformations
    Location: The Sapphire Room
  • 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm
    Merion Card Creations
    Location: Arts & Crafts Studio
31
03/31/17
  • 10:00 am– 11:00 am
    Aqua Aerobics
    Location: The Aquatic Center
  • 12:30 pm– 1:30 pm
    The Cupboard Open
    Location: Arts and Crafts Studio
  • 2:00 pm– 3:00 pm
    The Happy Hoofers Dance Performance
    Location: The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge, 529 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Tom Doukas - 773 550-0969, Helen & Mary Ann D'Assatouroff Dance team. 6-10 dancers. More details to follow.
  • 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm
    Happy Hour & Live Music with Tumbao 357
    Location: The Emerald Lounge